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#1 Tedkt

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Posted 21 August 2013 - 03:07 AM

I have been using a low profile cushion on my car seat when I drive. Mine finally gave out and I need to replace it. Is there anything as good for less $ or should I just stick with a roho low profile? Thoughts?


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Posted 21 August 2013 - 12:40 PM

I have been using a low profile cushion on my car seat when I drive. Mine finally gave out and I need to replace it. Is there anything as good for less $ or should I just stick with a roho low profile? Thoughts?

I use a cheap gel cushion meant for general use- boats back yard, whatever.  It cost $30 USD and I actually like it better than my Roho, but not for general use.  Only in the car for not more than a few hours.  


Edited by Tetracyclone, 21 August 2013 - 12:40 PM.

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#3 ORIGIN

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Posted 21 August 2013 - 12:48 PM

Hi - I use a JAY2 cushion on my chair but have a couple of spare gel pads/covers in case of a pad burst or for washing. I put the spare gel pad in a spare cover, without the rigid base, on the car seat and it works well - have used for 6-8hrs with no problems.



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Posted 21 August 2013 - 02:58 PM

Hi - I use a JAY2 cushion on my chair but have a couple of spare gel pads/covers in case of a pad burst or for washing. I put the spare gel pad in a spare cover, without the rigid base, on the car seat and it works well - have used for 6-8hrs with no problems.

This is a great idea. Next long trip I take, I'm doing this. It beats a million weight shifts throughout.



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Posted 22 August 2013 - 12:42 AM

I could not find a "spare gel pad" for the J2, but this showed up in Sharper Image, of all places, for $80:

http://www.sharperim...el Seat Cushion


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Posted 22 August 2013 - 03:49 AM

My car seat is very comfortable, but I use a memory foam pad with coccyx cut-out and a waterproof pad on top:

http://www.allegromedical.com/incontinence-c525/reusable-chair-pad-p193259.html


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Posted 22 August 2013 - 09:19 AM

Hi - the JAY2 pads are called fluid pads - http://www.quickie-w.../jay-j2-cushion.

 

Expensive things. In the UK, Wheelchair Services should provide spares but am unsure elsewhere.



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Posted 22 August 2013 - 12:56 PM

Hi - the JAY2 pads are called fluid pads - http://www.quickie-w.../jay-j2-cushion.

 

Expensive things. In the UK, Wheelchair Services should provide spares but am unsure elsewhere.

That price of $351 is just silly when you can get the pad from Sharper Images for $80.


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